Did you know that it has been 20 years since Phoenix’s historic Orpheum Theatre reopened after a 12-year, $14M restoration project? On Jan. 28, 1997, the theater reopened to the delight of local residents.
Deborah Sedillo Dugan of PHXTV, meets David Cruse the new Theatrical Venues Manager for the Phoenix Convention Center and Venues and learns about his interesting career before he came to Phoenix. They discuss the history of the Orpheum and why it is important to preserve historical theaters. Deborah also takes a detailed and informative tour of the Orpheum with long-time Docent Barb Snyder.
The Orpheum Theatre, which originally opened in 1929, will celebrate its 90th Anniversary in 2019.
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